liberation

[ lib-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF liberation
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That cause, he said, was the liberation of Greece from the tyranny of Athens.

It was the liberation of his inner life, the letting out of his soul into the wide world.

Then he had called for the liberation of Roma, but Roma had neither been liberated nor removed.

"The liberation of mankind," he added, and his voice was reverent.

She looked forward to the time of her going as a liberation from misery.

In October, 1826, another attempt was made to effect the liberation of Asaad.

The "Sally" was theirs by right of capture, and they saw no reason for her liberation.

The element in common with these two exceptional creators is liberation.

But, then, to come back to this point,—we were on this liberation business.

He would then cease to oppose the liberation of all the other prisoners.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French libération and directly from Latin liberationem (nominative liberatio) "a setting or becoming free," noun of action from past participle stem of liberare "set free" (see liberate). Liberation theology (1969) translates Spanish teologia de la liberación, coined 1968 by Peruvian priest Gustavo Gutiérrez.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LIBERATION

acquittal

noundeclaration removing blame
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